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True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.

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    • Education
    • 4.6 • 26 Ratings

True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.

    Un viaje en ruedas (A Wheeled Journey)

    Un viaje en ruedas (A Wheeled Journey)

    In 2011, Mónica Mera survived an accident that left her paraplegic and emotionally devastated. She thought her days of adventure were over, until she received an invitation to join a special journey on the famous Camino de Santiago trail in Spain.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 25 min
    Trailer Season 13

    Trailer Season 13

    The Duolingo Spanish Podcast is back with new episodes on October 28. Listen to the trailer now!

    • 2 min
    The Rodin Thief - Art Mysteries, Episode 6

    The Rodin Thief - Art Mysteries, Episode 6

    After a famous sculpture by Auguste Rodin goes missing, and then dramatically reappears, a Chilean filmmaker sets out to uncover the motives of the mysterious art student responsible for the theft.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 23 min
    The Secret Life of María Lejárraga - Art Mysteries, Episode 5

    The Secret Life of María Lejárraga - Art Mysteries, Episode 5

    When two literature professors discover that a woman named María Lejárraga was behind some of the greatest Spanish literary works of the 20th century, they set out to learn why her name was omitted from history, and do everything in their power to restore her work to her name.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 22 min
    Frida Kahlo’s Secret Room - Art Mysteries, Episode 4

    Frida Kahlo’s Secret Room - Art Mysteries, Episode 4

    For 47 years after her death, a room in Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s house remained sealed to the outside world. When it was finally opened in 2004, it revealed amazing insights into the painter and her life.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 21 min
    The Fake Matisse - Art Mysteries, Episode 3

    The Fake Matisse - Art Mysteries, Episode 3

    After a famous Matisse painting from a Venezuelan museum mysteriously shows up in a Miami art gallery, a journalist investigates and discovers the unthinkable: for years, the so-called masterpiece on display at the museum was a fake.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

afgjkp ,

Good

This podcast is very immersive and keeps the audience hooked by the intrigue of the stories as well as providing good listening exercises for learners. Very entertaining!

Mynxck ,

Fantástico !

Aprendí mucho

Adele Rostant ,

Love!

It was quite refreshing stumbling across this podcast while searching the duolingo app for things to do. It's a little like immersion learning and the stories are captivating making it easy to keep listening facilitating fun learning.
The English for context is a great addition. I love this! Looking forward to more stories.

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